Uganda military values humanity, hope while countering VEO actions with U.S. training

Maj. Allan Kitanda, Uganda People’s Defence Force Psychological Operations staff officer, gives an interview to Senior Airman Ryan McDivitt, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa Public Affairs Office videobroadcast journalist at the Uganda Junior Command and Staff College, Jinja, Uganda, Aug. 15, 2017. Members of CJTF-HOA were working with UPDF members in training on psychological operations as part of the U.S. mission of strengthening partner nation defense forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Maj. Allan Kitanda, Uganda People’s Defence Force Psychological Operations staff officer, gives an interview to Senior Airman Ryan McDivitt, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa Public Affairs Office videobroadcast journalist at the Uganda Junior Command and Staff College, Jinja, Uganda, Aug. 15, 2017. Members of CJTF-HOA were working with UPDF members in training on psychological operations as part of the U.S. mission of strengthening partner nation defense forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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Uganda military values humanity, hope while countering VEO actions with U.S. training

A seemingly contrasting fusion of traits - strength and benevolence - appears to run through the veins of UPDF PSYOP military members.

AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

The African Union Mission in Somalia’s capabilities to provide security in Somalia were recently strengthened when U.S. military members of U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa delivered nearly 20 vehicles and two storage containers to the Uganda People’s Defence Force here, Sept. 25.

U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.

Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) is preparing Ugandan Battle Group 22 (UGABAG 22) for a spring 2017 deployment in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), with a 12-week training course at Camp Singo, Uganda.

CJTF-HOA Civil Affairs Promotes Partnerships, Peace, Through CIMIC Training

Five U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 404th Civil Affairs (CA) Company, 407th CA Battalion, attached to the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), are currently forward deployed to Camp Singo, Uganda, to advise and assist in the training of the first tactical Civil Affairs Company within the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF).